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WE DID IT AGAIN!

Checkout the latest 247kW installation by Staten Solar on a vintage barrel roof of a packaging business in Silicon Valley! This half-round roof presented some challenges though, but our crew never gave up. From odd roofing materials to convoluted topography to wet environments, there is almost no challenge our teams cannot overcome! Our [...]

By |2021-02-25T17:04:22+00:00February 25th, 2021|News/Stories|0 Comments

RECORD RENEWABLE ENERGY WASTE IN CALIFORNIA. COULD HYDROGEN BE THE SOLUTION?

Do you know that on some days California produced so much solar power that it had to export the excess power to Arizona and other neighboring states for free? Due to lack of enough storage technologies, much of these abundant energy from wind and solar farms goes to waste. Phenomenon like this has forced [...]

By |2021-02-22T11:25:56+00:00February 22nd, 2021|News/Stories|0 Comments

CONNECTED TECH IS CHANGING THE HOMES WE LIVE IN

Thanks to the advancement in tech and the advent of high-speed internet connections, we now have easy access to a raft of information about the buildings we live in. There is software and hardware appliances, from indoor air quality monitors to smart doorbells which provide us with visual, real-time notifications when someone is attempting [...]

By |2021-02-19T11:47:22+00:00February 19th, 2021|News/Stories|0 Comments

SOLAR ENERGY TREND IN CALIFORNIA AIRPORTS

Various private and as well as federal institutions are actively considering the installation of solar technologies to help reduce their dependency on pollution emitting fossil fuel. This is not only because they want to meet their set sustainability goals but also create a more robust and reliable source of energy for their day-to-day operations. [...]

By |2021-02-16T13:18:17+00:00February 16th, 2021|News/Stories|0 Comments

WILL CALIFORNIA ESCAPE FROM THE POSSIBLE FORCED SHUTDOWN THIS YEAR?

It is horrifying when someone talks about blackouts, wildfires, forced power outages, or any other similar terms. Days like that of August 2020 almost gave us warning of a much difficult time ahead. But let us start with something good. Let us assume that California will survive the coming summer without any forced utility [...]

By |2021-02-11T13:37:14+00:00February 11th, 2021|News/Stories|0 Comments

BMW SIGNS UP FOR NEW SOLAR-POWERED ALUMINIUM

When the United Nations adopted its internationally recognized sustainable development goal in September of 2015, it was a historic moment. As an automobile manufacturer, the BMW Group has also pledged to reduce its emission footprint by one-third by 2030, on a per-vehicle basis. A detailed ten-year plan has been developed, with interim goals for [...]

By |2021-02-09T12:50:28+00:00February 9th, 2021|News/Stories|0 Comments

What Is Stopping You From Going Solar?

Coal and fossil fuels are cheaper; that is why a big portion of energy comes from these sources today. Although it was expensive at one time, the falling prices of solar and wind over the past decade had changed the game. Seems exaggerated but the cost has dropped more than 80%. Just 10 years ago, [...]

By |2021-02-06T16:49:34+00:00February 6th, 2021|News/Stories|0 Comments

Santa Barbara Middle School Upgrades To Clean Energy

Santa Barbara Middle School has recently completed installing solar panels at its beautiful Alameda Padre Serra campus. The 56.550kW system with optimizers can offset 100% of the school's current annual electricity usage. Considering the historic architecture of the building, the school took special care that the installation was non-invasive. Luckily, the public view of [...]

By |2021-02-06T16:57:36+00:00February 1st, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments

CALIFORNIA TO PROPOSE REQUIREMENT FOR SOLAR ON COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS BY 2023

If there is one state that leads the rest of the country in setting the bar for solar, it is California: The Golden State. There is no doubt that California has an abundance of sunshine but that is surprisingly not the primary reason for a large number of solar PV installations throughout the state. [...]

By |2021-02-08T12:20:42+00:00January 28th, 2021|News/Stories|0 Comments

PEPSICO DOUBLES DOWN ON CLIMATE GOAL

Windmills powering Tropicana production, electric trucks delivering Cheetos, crops fertilized with Walkers potato peels: At PepsiCo, the pursuit of transformative ideas like these are stepping up the company’s fight against climate change in a very big way. By walking the talk, the company has announced a new climate plan that will reduce absolute GHG [...]

By |2021-02-08T12:49:19+00:00January 25th, 2021|News/Stories|0 Comments
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